See also: [U+5182 CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5182], [U+5196 CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5196], Π [U+03A0 GREEK CAPITAL LETTER PI], π [U+03C0 GREEK SMALL LETTER PI], [U+3160 HANGUL LETTER YU], and [U+31AC BOPOMOFO LETTER IM]
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U+3107, ㄇ
BOPOMOFO LETTER M

[U+3106]
Bopomofo
[U+3108]

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

LetterEdit

  • type: initial consonant
  • general transliteration: m
  • keyboard key: A

DescendantsEdit


ChineseEdit

 
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Glyph originEdit

Derived from , the archaic character and current "cover" radical (Mandarin: ).

Etymology 1Edit

Initial consonant derived from "cover" radical (Mandarin: ) + rhyme.

PronunciationEdit


LetterEdit

  1. 3rd letter of the Zhuyin alphabet
  2. 4th letter of the extended Zhuyin alphabet

PhonemeEdit

  1. (general) sound IPA(key): /m/
    (Pinyin: m), which is commonly present in Chinese
  2. (when used in a syllable without a rhyme) used as a modern alternative to (simplification of) , representing the sound /m̩/, transliterating characters such as , , , and .
    alt. forms:

Etymology 2Edit

Simplified from / , typing only ㄇ instead of the full character pronunciation on Zhuyin keyboards.

DefinitionsEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is an Internet slang variant form of .)

ReferencesEdit


Northern Qiandong MiaoEdit

LetterEdit

  1. 3rd letter of the Hmu Zhuyin alphabet.

PhonemeEdit

  1. sound /m/ (Hutton): m

ReferencesEdit

  • Joakim Enwall, A Myth Become Reality Vol.1 (Stockholm, 1994) page 198